Malavya Yoga in William Shakespeare’s Birth Chart

It was Malavya Yoga in the birth chart of William Shakespeare which bestowed him with wealth, fineness in his writings and recognition.


William Shakespeare born in 1564 was an English poet, playwright, and actor;he is regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s outstanding dramatist. He is often called the national poet of England.

Let us pay homage to the great soul on his 433rd marriage anniversary falling on 28th November 2015.He was married to Anne Hathaway on November 28, 1582.

Presence of Malavya Yoga in his Birth Chart


In Vedic astrology Malavya Yoga is one among the famous Yogas called PanchMahapurushYogas.

In birth charts of Aries, Scorpio and Virgo ascendant signs the Malavya Yoga are formed in the 7th house.

Period of Venus bestowed him with Wealth

It was in 1605 during the sub-period of Venus in the main period of Saturn that he purchased leases of real estate near Strat ford for 440 pounds, which doubled in value and earned him 60 (lot of money at that time) pounds a year. Because of the Malavya yoga forming in the 7th house he entered into partnership business.

Association among 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 9th and 11th Houses

The 3rd house in a birth chart indicates writing ability and authorship, the 5th house represents intelligence and interests in arts including acting, theatre, the 9th house is the house of luck and the 11th house signifies gains and success.

In his chart the 3rd lord Saturn aspects its own house from the house of luck. Exalted 5th lord Jupiter occupies the 9th house of luck and the 11th lord Mercury aspects its house.
Jupiter is also lord of the 2nd house of wealth.

So the above described links between these five houses made him wealthy during the period of Venus.

Article by: Jyotirvid Pawan Kumar